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Disciplines
*10th Year Elective Options
Drama ADA2O1
This course provides opportunities for students to explore dramatic forms, conventions, and techniques. Students will explore a variety of dramatic sources from various cultures and representing a range of genres. Students will use the elements of drama in creating and communicating through dramatic works. Students will assume responsibility for decisions made in the creative and collaborative processes and will reflect on their experiences.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Guitar Music AMG2O1
This course emphasizes performance of music at an intermediate level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill. Student learning will include participating in creative activities and listening perceptively. Students will also be required to develop a thorough understanding of the language of music, including the elements, terminology, and history. This is a beginner guitar class that focuses on chord playing and melody picking. You will need a guitar for home practice; school guitars are provided for in class use.
COURSE NOTE: This is a beginner guitar class that focuses on chord playing and melody picking. You will need a guitar for home practice; school guitars are provided for in class use.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Instrumental Music-Band AMI2O1
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: AMI1OB - Instrumental Music-Band (Beginner) or AMI1OE - Instrumental Music-Band (Experienced)
Music Repertoire AMR2O1
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
COURSE NOTE: This class runs after regular school hours. Students must join marching band plus one other ensemble to be eligible for this credit. Concerts, parades, and performances are an integral part of this class. Students must also have a music credit in their timetable during the year.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: AMI1OB - Instrumental Music-Band (Beginner) or AMI1OE - Instrumental Music-Band (Experienced) or AMV2O1 - Music - Vocal/Choral
Music - Vocal/Choral AMV2O1
This course emphasizes the creation and performance of music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Visual Arts AVI2O1
This course enables students to develop their skills in producing and presenting art by introducing them to new ideas, materials, and processes for artistic exploration and experimentation. Students will apply the elements and principles of design when exploring the creative process. Students will use the critical analysis process to reflect on and interpret art within a personal, contemporary, and historical context.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Introduction to Business BBI2O1
This course introduces students to the world of business. Students will develop an understanding of the functions of business, including accounting, marketing, information and communication technology, human resources, and production, and of the importance of ethics and social responsibility. This course builds a foundation for further studies in business and helps students develop the business knowledge and skills they will need in their everyday lives.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Information and Communication Technology in Business BTT2O1
This course introduces students to information and communication technology in a business environment and builds a foundation of digital literacy skills necessary for success in a technologically driven society. Students will develop word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, presentation software, and website design skills. Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on digital literacy, effective electronic research and communication skills, and current issues related to the impact of information and communication technology. If you took BTT 10 in grade 9, you CAN NOT take this course. It is the same, and thus will not earn you a new credit.
COURSE NOTE: You CAN NOT take this course if you already earned a credit in BTT 10. It is the same, and thus you will not earn a new credit!
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: BTT1O1 - Computers is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Core French FSF2D1
This course provides opportunities for students to communicate in French about personally relevant, familiar,
and academic topics in real-life situations with increasing independence. Students will exchange information,
ideas, and opinions with others in guided and increasingly spontaneous spoken interactions. Students will
develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing through the selective use of strategies that
contribute to effective communication. They will also increase their understanding and appreciation of diverse
French-speaking communities, and will develop skills necessary for lifelong language learning.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: AcademicGRADE: 10
PREREQUISITE: FSF1D1 - Core French(academic)
Individual and Family Living HIF2O1
This course explores, within the context of families, some of the fundamental challenges people face: how to meet basic needs, how to relate to others, how to manage resources, and how to become responsible members of society. Students will explore adolescent development and will have opportunities to develop interpersonal, decision-making, and practical skills related to daily life. They will learn about the diverse ways in which families function in Canada and will use research skills as they explore topics related to individual and family needs and resources.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Introduction to Computer Studies ICS2O1
This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will plan and write simple computer programs by applying fundamental programming concepts, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation. They will also learn to manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system functions, networking, and safe computing practices. Students will also investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Personal and Fitness Activities PAF2OF
This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, coping, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, and personal safety. Improved physical fitness through aerobic and weight training is the main objective of this course.
COURSE NOTE: If you took summer physical education in grade 8, this may be the code they used. Thus, this may not count as another credit. See Guidance for more information.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Healthy Active Living Education - Male PPL2OM
This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy
choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical
activities, students develop knowledge and skills related to movement competence and personal fitness
that provide a foundation for active living. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills
that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the
world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop
their ability to think critically and creatively. The possible focus courses for Grade 10, along with their
corresponding course codes, are as follows:
Healthy Living and Personal and Fitness Activities – PAF2O
Healthy Living and Large-Group Activities – PAL2O
Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities – PAI2O
Healthy Living and Aquatic Activities – PAQ2O
Healthy Living and Rhythm and Movement Activities – PAR2O
Healthy Living and Outdoor Activities – PAD2O
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Construction Technology TCJ2O1
This course introduces students to building materials and processes through opportunities to design and build various construction projects. Students will learn to create and read working drawings; become familiar with common construction materials, components, and processes; and perform a variety of fabrication, assembly, and finishing operations. They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement, as appropriate. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Electricity TCJ2OE
This course introduces students to building materials and processes through opportunities to design and build various construction projects. Students will learn to create and read working drawings; become familiar with common construction materials, components, and processes; and perform a variety of fabrication, assembly, and finishing operations. They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement, as appropriate. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry. The emphasis of this course will be on the design and construct of electrical circuits related to residential and commercial electrical fields. Please see Mr. Demers for more information.
COURSE NOTE: You must take the grade 10 course before proceeding with the senior level electricity courses.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Technological Design(Drafting) TDJ2O1
This course provides students with opportunities to apply a design process to meet a variety of technological challenges. Students will research projects, create designs, build models and/or prototypes, and assess products and/or processes using appropriate tools, techniques, and strategies. Student projects may include designs for homes, vehicles, bridges, robotic arms, clothing, or other products. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to technological design, and will learn about secondary and postsecondary education and training leading to careers in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Communications Technology TGJ2O1
This course introduces students to communications technology from a media perspective. Students will work in the areas of TV/video and movie production, radio and audio production, print and graphic communications, photography, and interactive new media and animation. Student projects may include computer-based activities such as creating videos, editing photos, working with audio, cartooning, developing animations, and designing web pages. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to communications technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Green Industries THJ2OH
This course introduces student to the various sectors of the green industries-agriculture, forestry, horticulture, floristry, and landscaping. Using materials, processes, and techniques commonly employed in these industries, students will participate in a number of hands-on projects that may include plant or animal propagation; production, maintenance, and harvesting activities; the development of floral or landscaping designs; and/or related construction activities. Students will also develop an awareness of enviornmental and societal issues related to green industry activities, learn about safe and healty working practices, and explore secondary and post secondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various industry sectors.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Transportation Technology(Auto) TTJ2O1
This course introduces students to the service and maintenance of vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to the construction and operation of vehicle/craft systems and learn maintenance and repair techniques. Student projects may include the construction of a self-propelled vehicle or craft, engine service, tire/wheel service, electrical/battery service, and proper body care. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the transportation industry.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10